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for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >> california senior senator feinstein is trying once again to get assault weapons banned. on the hill today she introduced a bill to out law 158 military style assault weapons. she says she has a lot of backing. this is photo sent to 7 news by local contingent that joined the so-called million mom march in washington in support of the bill. more from mark matthews. >> senator feinstein walked in with lawmakers, law enforcement officers, clergy and victims of gun violence. all supporting her call for a ban. >> we prosecute hibt 158 specifically named military style firearms. >>reporter: feinstein measure would stop the sale, transfer, importation and manufacture of assault weapons and clips that hold more than 10 bull lit let. >> military style all the weapons have one purpose and in my view that's military purpose to hold at the hip if po
environment, you will find this layer of chert. it's in all colors, purple, green, red, blue. it's a beautiful rock. . >> one thing i wanted to ask you, the review in the paper recently on sunday said that your book is different from all the other books about the anastazi because you brought out some of the non-flattering parts of their culture like violence. how did you conclude that they were a violent culture? . >> well, i didn't necessarily conclude they were a violent culture, i just concluded there was violence in their culture. the evidence is very clear where you find masker sites, where every place you drop a trench there are bodies, unburied bodies missing their heads, in some cases where there will be a head in one room and you can match it up to the body which is in another room 100 yards away and they didn't just end up there; somebody took the head off. and there will be places where it's all femurs, all gathered together. and places where it's obviously some kind of warfare event where people are all huddled into one spot and they have all been burned there. the record is very c
investing in a greener future for the environment and the economy. president obama may have shown signs he is ready to do that in the second inaugural address. >> we will respond to the threat of climate change knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. the path toward sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult. america cannot resist this transition. we must lead it. we cannot cede to other nations the power of jobs and technologies. we must claim its promise. >> strong, clear words from a president considered not green enough by environment lists in his first term. it's true, the president has a lot of work to do but instead of chastising him, maybe it's time for the green movement itself to reimagine what it ought to look like. the modern green movement must be an inclusive one and close the green gab that exists between national and environmental organizations and justice organizations. the environmental problems in inner cities and rural areas ok pied by low income communities of color deserve as much attention as the fracki
wants a plan to protect the environment and he says california must move forward on high speed rail. >> i signed the initial high speed rail authority more than 32 years ago. in 2013 we finally break ground and start construction. >> reporter>> the governor called for lawmakers to open up a rainy day fund. even republicans like. >> i said i like it when you channel your inner republican because these are very republican type things. fiscal conservative. more local control. reporter>> they plan to maintain tight budgets and pay down debts. >> but if the economy keeps growing and if there is room to invest in the appropriate ways whether it be health and human services or education. we will of course do that. reporter>> governor brown says building a rainy day fund is key because our surplus could be wiped out by decisions made by the federal government on health care for example. which could cost our state billions of the dollars. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and at ktvu.com we posted more video of the governor's state of state address. look for the video pl
like oakland or any urban environment. >> national rifle association reresponded today with this statement. it's disappointing but not surprised she's focused on curtailing the constitution instead of prosecutin prosecuting -- prosecuting criminals or fixing our broken mental health sis tismt howard jordan responded. >> for me, i think they need to get, just get a reality check about what is happening on the streets. what impact of the weapons is causing to the community so they can protect our citizens. >> since the shooting at sandy hook school there has been talk about banning assault weapons. we spoke with one gun dealer who told me sales of assault weapons have gone up 300%. >> mark, thank you. police say a comment about shoes proceeded a shooting of two high school students. police say teens were walking along a path under the tracks between lincoln and stockton avenues when two men approached them. one asked students about shoes and then, opened fire. albany high urging students to take precautions when talking -- walking to, and from school. >> water service bac
its employees. many of whom served in hostile environments. unfortunately, threats to americans abroad are growing particularly those threats are growing in north africa and the attacks last week in algeria again show the nature of the danger. i support having a wide diplomatic presence. we can't retreat. as you for recognizing your testimony. but it has to be done with the safety of our personnel foremost in mind. this committee intends to work with your department in a bipartisan way. and to work to improve security. every organization has its shortcomings to review with welcome them being highlighted, but it's this committee's job to get answers to the tough questions. our goal is to identify where the state department management broke down, thus failing to protect our people than benghazi to it is clear the problem wasn't confined to a few individuals. the accountability review board convened by you, madam secretary, found a, quote, systemic failures and leadership and management deficiencies at sea levels within two bureaus in the state department. according to the board, these sy
. as a keen observer of his environment, philosopher lao tzu saw how divergent aspects of nature, like mountainand water come together to form a harmony of wholeness. one of the most notable sayings attributed to him reads -- stand like mountain, flow like water. to stand like mountain means to be strong, secure and stable in your personal environment through dramatic changes. to flow like water reminds us to move with, rather than against, the flow of those things we cannot change nor have the power to control. [ bird sounds ] the advice, stand like mountain flow like water is a gentle yet very powerful reminder to seek and maintain a sense of harmony within ourselves and the environment. a harmony that unites mind, body and spirit. if you were to ask any person what they like best about nature, you might hear one word repeated often in these conversations -- solitude. a respite for the soul. retreating to a deserted beach, walking silently through a cathedral forest, or standing alone at a cascading waterfall are moments we long to experience, even cherish during
here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪
area, have appreciated the goals of our environment and climate change and doing everything that we can. i think the 80%, we're not going to be satisfied with that, spencer. we want 100% zero waste. this is where we're going. >> reporter: is that possible? >> i think it is. it is possible. >> reporter: san francisco residents sven eberlein and debra baida think it's possible, too. they are avid recyclers and composters, so much so that they produce almost no trash. baida lists what goes into the compost bin. >> we put wrappers from our butter, we put any meat or package, that kind of packaged paper food, soiled food wrappings, tissues, q-tips, paper napkins, which we don't have in our home. if those come in, those go there. soiled paper plates, milk cartons. >> i go to travel somewhere, and i'm, you know, i have, like, an apple and "where's the compost?" you know, and i have to throw it in the trash, and it kind of, you know, it just doesn't feel quite right, you know. >> reporter: but not all san franciscans are as enthusiastic as eberlein and baida. those who refuse to sort their garb
their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ ♪ you score little victories every day. now you can do it with dinner. introducing land o'lakes® sauté express®. the all-in-one sauté starter with butter, olive oil, herbs and spices... so dinner really sizzles. it's one step, no prep. and so good, they'll ask for more. and that little victory is a pretty big deal. land o'lakes® sauté express®. find it in the dairy aisle. [ telephone rings ] good evening this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. caught in fast moving flash- flood-waters in queensland australia. a rescue officer secured by a thin rope reaches the boy... but the fierce current sweeps t >>> a dramatic rescue down under. a teenager caught in a flash flood in queensland, australia. a man with a rope reaches the boy but the current sweeps them away. they get pushed from tre
environment. right? >> that's correct. >> so what are some of our special local requirements? >> well, we require the conduit to either be aluminum rigid conduit or galvanized steel conduit. both of them, galvanized or aluminum, they are resis tonight corrosion. pg & e also has a rule, inch and a quarter minimum if they're going to attach the service drop to the conduit. because of that the standard minimum size is an inch and a quarter. >> ok. and that's typically necessary for any home, an inch and a quarter. >> in san francisco, yes. >> everybody is always saying that they want to have enough power to run all of their modern households. how much power typically does it take to run a household in our time? >> the proposed for single residence is 100 amps. unless you're using high-powered plineses that is more adequate for even a medium sized or even large house. when you start using electric cooking, electric heating, jacuzzis, steam, steam units, then you get up into a high use equipment. then your service has to increase to 125, 150 or 200. >> so you might have to step up to a bigger
in this pleasant and quiet environment and you might see butter nice, and dandelion and is squirrels hundred dollaring for their next meal and buena vista park is 88 >> good afternoon, everyone, almost good evening, and welcome to san francisco city hall. i'm supervisor scott wiener. i have the honor of representing district 8 including the castro on the board of supervisors. and which district are formerly represented by harvey milk. supervisor olague likes to remind me we share the district 5 represented by milk. and we're here today to remember supervisor harvey milk and mayor george moscone who were brutally assassinated decades ago. and we gather every year to remember, and not just to remember and to mourn, but also to remember the positives and to remember frankly both of these great men and what they contributed to our community. you know, with respect to harvey milk, there will never, ever be another harvey milk in our community in terms of what he represented for our community in terms of a step forward. we are now elected lgbt peep to office and harvey was such an incredible trail
the environment and he says california must move forward on high speed rail. >> i signed the initial high speed rail authority more than 32 years ago. in 2013 we finally break ground and start construction. >> reporter>> the governor called for lawmakers to open up a rainy day fund. even republicans like. >> i said i like it when you channel your inner republican because these are very republican type things. fiscal conservative. more local control. reporter>> they plan to maintain tight budgets and pay down debts. >> but if the economy keeps growing and if there is room to invest in the appropriate ways whether it be health and human services or education. we will of course do that. reporter>> governor brown says building a rainy day fund is key because our surplus could be wiped out by decisions made by the federal government on health care for example. which could cost our state billions of the dollars. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and at ktvu.com we posted more video of the governor's state of state address. look for the video player right there on our home page. >
to the broader manage crow environment, much more -- >> like what? >> the commodity environment we saw the last few years. certainly a better environment from a foreign exchange standpoint. multinational company earning profits. >> forex. and europe is better? >> europe, northern europe is pretty good. southern europe is still a challenge, because your previous guest would indicate. >> all right. you don't sell a lot of soap in certain countries over there. no, i'm kidding! i don't mean to -- i don't mean, you know, deodorant in one country in particular. let me think, anything else, jon, china? how's asia? >> asia is good. china is good. we grew high single digits in china. we expect that to accelerate as the year progresses. so generally our developing market business is very healthy. we grew 7% overall. 11% in the brick markets. over 20% in brazil and india. so that continues to be where a disproportionate amount of growth is coming. at the same time we're strengthening our develop market business which is starting to accelerate a little bit. >> thanks, john. hope to see you again next quart
is stronger, maybe they're worried about issues related to the environment. these are not issues that republicans like to talk about. they're not issues that are good at talking about. this is where it emerged in the late 1990's from a time when bill clinton had been something republicans up and down washington. the whole point of bush was to craft a republican party that had something to say about education. something like the prescription drug bill was too big and should have been paid for. the republican party will never give back to the wilderness. we have to keep our brand pure and make sure americans and no where the party of small government. americans are confident that the republican party is the party's small government. they did not vote for the republican party. it is possible that he should not nominate mitt romney next time and get a true conservative, if you look at opinion polls, barack obama won the election because people thought he cared about people like us. that is a touchy-feely kind of sentiment. it is the kind of sentiment that republican politicians have
an environment that was more advantageous for small business leaders to make investments that would lead to more jobs. that is the third truth. people create jobs. most people understand that. they get that the best way to create opportunity is to empower people, particularly small business to be in a position to do that. those are the things that are relevant. the same pundits who said that we need to change our principles talked about certain voting blocs and segments out there -- young voters, women voters, kids coming out of college, ethnic minorities, immigrants. i think the message as long it is in terms of where those voters are at, i think that is one mistake many republicans did. we stayed in a place as we were too comfortable. if you are an immigrant like my family who came from other countries generations ago, our weather were like my brothers in-laws who came to generations ago from mexico, in each case, we can for some of the same reasons. they wanted to come for a better life. we wanted an education. they wanted to work hard and live the american dream. that is a theme that does no
in this environment. i have had businesses show me two plans -- if their taxes went up -- which they did, that you were going to cut back on 25 people. this was a 150-person firm. soots common sense, we don't have to guess at what is happening. it is not republican obstruction. the fact is, it is the policies that the president has put in place, he's making it more and more difficult for businesses to succeed. >> it's disheartening. you know, people -- business people are parking money -- not making investment decisions, not doing anything that might create jobs, but it's because they simply, either they feel overwhelmed or overburdened by policies they don't understand. as a matter of fact, we were we were trying to figure something out about the health care. that's not a good use of one's time, across america, businesses are struggling toking in out. instead of making things. it and -- simple and effective and efficient and fair, we are getting thousands of regulations that are confusing and stagnant and enrage people. >> businesses have to have a fleet of lawyers to figure out obamacare. they a
environment. i have had businesses show me two plans. taxes went up which they did, they were going to cut back on 25 people. this was 150-person firm. it's common sense, we don't have to guess was at what is happening. it's not republican obstruction. the fact is, it's the policies that the president has put in place is making it more and more difficult for businesses to succeed. >> it's disheartening because people are parking money, not making investment decisions but it's because they feel overwhelmed by policies they don't understand. we were trying to figure out about the healthcare. 'if weir struggling to figure out what that is, that is not a good use of your time. instead of making things simple and effective and efficient and fair, we're getting all these thousands of regulations that are confusing and stagnant and just enrage go people. >> businesses have to have a fleet of lawyers to figure out obamacare. they are afraid of being penalizes. they wanted to keep the employee count down. as a businessman, it's pretty clear what is happening here and it's just bad economic policy.
and fairies in a garden environment that appeared on the world in about 1918, in through the early 1920's and took the world by storm. how do you have these? the girl that took one of the first series of photographs in 1917 was my mother. hang on a minute. so your mother was, what frances griffiths. so the story is that these two children, one aged 16, one aged ten believed there were fairies in the bottom of their garden. and in order to convince their father they took a camera and they took photographs, and that was in july and august of 1917. and those two photographs, as i understand it were those two. is that right? that's right. so which is your mother? this is my mother here. that's your mother. like anybody interested in that period i know those photos intimately. i've seen them reproduced so many times, and so, to actually have the real photographs on the table in front of me with one of the cameras that had taken the photographs, and to be talking to the lady owner who is the daughter of one of the children involved, was actually more than i could hack.
to establish a psychology that in some cases led to that environment. i have to believe the more we can treat people equally, the more likely they are to treat each other equally. >> reporter: the decision comes nearly two and a half years after the repeal of another ban "don't ask, don't tell" which barred gays and lesbians from openly serving in the military. >> ifill: for more on how this came together, and what comes >> brown: still to come on the newshour: confirmation hearings for secretary of state nominee john kerry ... china's growth bubble ... and an online "fireside chat" with vice president biden. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: president obama announced his nominees today to run two key financial regulatory agencies. he tapped mary jo white to chair the securities and exchange commission. she's a former federal prosecutor in new york, with a long record of prosecuting financial fraud and other white- collar crimes. >> if confirmed by the senate, i look forward to committing all of my energies to working with my fellow commissioners a
wages or in a way that could get a better working environment, then it's okay. if you're not, saying your bored is going to cause some problems. >> especially if you're bored being on twitter and facebook. it depends on the category. the board upheld the filing of a reporter for the arizona daily star who was bored and posted online saying what? no overnight homicide? you're slacking, tucson. well, that was considered not acceptable for his employer at the newspaper. >> bad taste might be a problem. but what about how are companies handling this? are they being forced to expand their policies? i mean how broad does it need to be? >> the n.l.r.b. is actually urging or pushing companies to rewrite their policies so that they're in line with their new series of recommendations. so they're trying to get the cost-cos of the world and other large companies... >> target and general motors among those. >> ... to do it. wal-mart gets an a-plus because wal-mart already rewrote its policies to be more in line with what the n.l.r.b. is say joog what the chairman of the n.l.r.b. is saying is that
and now i'm in a very good environment and there are a lot of things to be done and that i'd like to do so i have to be very engaged. it's a very, very full of things to do and i'm very happy about that. >> suarez: are you able to keep up with events in china as closely as you were when you were doing your human rights work there? >> (translated): there are many ways to get -- to become informed. in a sense, it's easier to be informed here than when i was in china. i'm not saying that in china things cannot be done. what i'm saying is that things can be done from many different angles to promote what we need to promote. >> suarez: well, since you left the country there have been continued arrests of dissidents, suppression of press freedoms with the southern weekly, attempts to control access to the internet. a lot of things are moving along in china. what does it tell you about the government's attitude toward free speech and free thought? >> (translated): i think this only goes to show that the chinese government and the party still wants to control everything and if they keep holding an
them? >> yes, spencer, we actually do. not only does our department of the environment go out and do audits, we actually have auditors that go out there and make sure that we're all in compliance with the way we measure it, and using the state standards and the state process to do it. >> reporter: so there's no doubt in your mind that the 80% is real. >> oh, no doubt at all, no doubt at all in my mind. >> reporter: whatever the actual number is, recycling and composting don't come free. >> all of the services we provide are paid for by the customers whose material we're taking away. >> reporter: are they paying more in rates because of all this recycling and composting than they would otherwise? >> i would bet they're paying a little more. but if you compare rates in the bay area-- san francisco versus other communities-- we're right in the middle of the pack. and we're doing a lot more recycling than any other communities. >> reporter: residents currently pay about $28 a month for their trash bins; recycling and composting bins are free. but last month, recology requested a rate inc
are but a manifestation of the brilliance of nature to enable us to adapt to the environment in which we evolved, that somehow these characteristics determine our innate worth and value as human beings. that is the essence of racism. but that system was not cultivated into every intellectual commercial, judicial, religious philosophical medical system that we have. the imbalances you see in the country today -- i call them inequities' -- are but reflections of that deep-seated belief. is it conscious in most of us? no. in some of us, yes. i understand the ku klux klan was going to have a rally. some people consciously adhere to that belief. but most of us have been swept up in it and we do not even know it. it is easy to be at the top and never have to think about it. it is impossible to be on the bottom and not think about that on a daily basis and not internalize the absurdity of the devaluation of your humanity on a daily basis. my lovely daughter once said to me, "how did the story of african-americans get inverted into a story of victimization only? how is that story and not a story of triu
consider the historically low interest rate environment and the fed saying they will continue to pump money into the economy to stimulate it, you will see the stock market continued to rally. this stock market knows that the government will continue to try to prop things up and that will continue to push these stock prices higher. dennis: how much longer can you continue to punish the sector this is the only direct interchange that the administration had on a regular basis or eight euros regular basis with the business community they really think that they can guide this economy much better than the private sector can. i think that is dangerous. private obama kind of got diverted away from the economy and onto obamacare. at the inauguration, he talked about global warming and green technology. he talked about gun control. i did not hear him talk much about jobs. charles: at this point, it is a second term. he does not have to put up the faÇade anymore. almost everybody on there was a liberal. to your point, the president will now work on his legacy. his legacy has never had anything to do
like he does will have to be more comfortable with that sport as it pushes toward a safer environment with less violence. we will witness what it look like a week from now. it is one topic the president was comfortable weighing in on. >> a couple of new insights from the president there. white house correspondent peter alexander, thank you so much. >>> new today, renewed fights over how to deal with the federal budget. dick durbin is defending what president obama said in his inauguration speech. >> what i heard the president say was programs like social security, medicare and medicaid, critically important for our future and we need to have a bipartisan commitment to make them work. bob and i have been in a lot of meetings talks about deficit reductions. i think we need reform in these programs that means they will live on to serve future generations. that's the message i took from the president. >> former republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan said the gop needs to recommend at this times approach with voters looking forward. >> we have to expand our appeal. we had to expan
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